We're on the look out for a Project Manager

An exciting new role has opened up for an experienced project manager to join our client services team. You will be required to work closely with wider team members to ensure projects run smoothly and deadlines consistently met.

Working alongside and reporting to the Client Services Director you will take ownership and responsibility of project delivery to help achieve Precept’s commercial objectives in project efficiency and profitability.

You will be tasked with managing a wide range of projects and retainers for clients in both the North East and London. A meticulous project planner and manager, you will be required to:

Role & Responsibilities

  • Act as project lead for internal and client facing delivery on a wide range of design and digital projects
  • Deliver a first class project management service to build and nurture long-term relationships to grow client accounts
  • Using our internal project management software, regularly monitor and report on project profitability 
  • Report weekly to the CSD on project delivery status and sales income 
  • Ensure that project resource allocation and scheduling is reviewed and discussed with the relevant management team members
  • Ensure that all projects follow internal processes at every stage
  • Proactively manage risks and work to unblock issues
  • Ensure that work is delivered according to project budgets and delivery plans 
  • Ensure project documentation (proposals, meeting agendas, contact reports, status reports) is consistently provided to clients
  • Assist CSD with the smooth running of a first class client services function with an excellent reputation in project management 
  • Travel to London occasionally for client meetings and events

The Candidate

You will have the following:

  • 2-5 years of project management experience within a design, branding or digital agency 
  • Sound project management and planning skills, excellent organisational skills
  • Experience of using project management software 
  • Ability to facilitate face to face client meetings with confidence
  • Experience managing integrated projects with design and digital teams
  • Experience managing retainers
  • Ability to manage and deliver a number of projects at the same time
  • Experience of building and nurturing long-term relationships with clients and the ability to grown client accounts 
  • A good understanding of design and digital trends
  • A good understanding of website functionality and a reasonable technical understanding 
  • Good commercial awareness 
  • Strong written and verbal skills 
  • Competent IT skills with Email, Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience of using Apple Mac's preferred
  • Must be a self starter, able to organise your own workload and have a pro-active attitude
  • Driving license/ own car

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary with an annual review process
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 24 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Semi flexible approach to your working day 
  • Encourage your continued personal development 
  • Team incentive 
  • Regular social activities through the Precept Social Club

Please note: References will be required.

Drop us an email to jobs@precept.co.uk with a covering letter and CV. Pop in some relevant details of your previous work and why you'd like to join the team and we'll be in touch.